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Starck Says Design Is Dead, Yet Again?

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Philips 'Design Probes' into Our Future

by: Design Translator

In the same spirit as Visions of the Future Project, Philips generously shares with us their research findings of what our possible lifestyles could be in the era post 2020. Called Design Probes it is:

…a dedicated ‘far-future’ research initiative to track trends and developments that may ultimately evolve into mainstream issues that have a significant impact on business.

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An Exercise Born out of Frustration

by: Design Translator

First of all, I like to apologize for the lack of my usual “insanely useful” design articles lately. I have been in the last couple of months really busy resettling back in Singapore. Not only that, work has been really busy as we have kicked off a good year of product development. Lastly as the title of this post alludes to, I have been working on something that I would like to give back to the Design Industry that I love so much.

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Why Sh*T Matters in Design. What?

by: Design Translator

This little video excerpt by Allan Chochinov (of Core77 fame), during his presentation at the PSFK Conference New York 08, talks about his observations he made of his students after he asks them to design the perfect pooper-scooper.

 

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Life's Like That: Part 2

by: Design Translator

So where was I? Ah yes.

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How Best to Manage 'Design'?

by: Design Translator

Wow a burst of link love and pointers from all my friends today seem to revolve around this theme. So I thought to compile it all right here in one place!

1) Managing Successful Client and Designer Relationships: Adaptive Path Blog.

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Can We Crowdsource Great Designs?

by: Design Translator

I stumbled over an interview conducted in 1957 between Mike Wallace and Frank Lloyd Wright where he discussed his thoughts on the common man and designing for the common man.

Wallace: What do you think of the average man in the United States who has little use for your ideas in architecture, in politics, in religion?

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High vs. Low Design

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What's the Difference Between Platform Strategy vs. Business Strategy vs. Product Strategy?

by: Idris Mootee

Platform is a fairly new word in the world of business strategy. It has existed in the engineering world for a long time. What is a Platform?

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Converting the Converted, and Other Tricks of the Light -- Adrants

by: David Polinchock

Love this story from Brian Collins to describe what a brand is and how it should act. He always has great examples! Read the full article for other great stories that Brian told during the One Show presentation.

On Wednesday at the One Show Festival, design guru Brian Collins illustrated the power of branding with a history lesson about pirates.

Or rather, just their flag.

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